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Part 1: Recycling 101

Eighteen billion pounds of plastic end up in the ocean each year, and stay there as it takes 500 to 1,000 years for plastic to degrade. Ocean currents swirl this disaster into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in North Pacific Gyre off the coast of California. This...

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Save the Date: Our Paid-Up Membership Brunch

Our Paid-Up Membership Brunch will be held on Sunday morning, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m., at a private home in Morris Plains. The topic is “The Creation Story . . . From a Different Angle.” The event is free for all paid-up members and members may also pay that morning...

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Gun Violence

I missed the March for Our Lives in DC, primarily because I was on a plane to Mexico, but I did read about it, saw the best of the signs, and “kvelled” with pride at the students, as if they were my own family. What those young people have achieved in a short time is...

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Sexual Assault: It’s Not Just a “Women’s Issue”

Sexual assault and harassment allegations by courageous women accusing Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly, followed by the #MeToo campaign, have made America aware of the prevalence of sexual violence in our society. The #Metoo campaign, in particular, prompted an...

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Literary Lights: Join Our Book Club!

Looking to share your love of books and reading with other like-minded women? Join our wonderful monthly Book Club! You’ve probably noticed the upcoming books being read by the Book Club, headed by Sharon Feigin. The list appears on the back page of each copy of the...

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The Art of Curating

The Art of Curating

Curating an art exhibit is an art in itself, according to Virginia Fabbri Butera, PhD, director of the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery at College of Saint Elizabeth in Convent Station, who spoke on “The Curatorial Process” at our Paid-Up Membership Brunch, held in...

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